The complete history of LGBT video game characters

March 1st, 2015

The fight for gay rights isn’t limited to real-world spaces.

Inspired by nature, scientists develop acid-firing ATMs

April 28th, 2014

Using mechanisms from nature could help prevent the rising number of ATM thefts.

The digital runway: How fashion brands are using the Internet to stay ahead

March 6th, 2014

The fashion world is forced to play a new game as tastes are broadcast on social media. Jack Flanagan investigates how one company is using the Internet to find the next big thing in fashion.

Human-like robots are here, but do we want them?

February 25th, 2014

A future of humanoid robots is within reach, but what does that mean for us? Jack Flanagan investigates.

Where did all the chain mail go?

February 24th, 2014

Chain emails used to fill our inboxes with the promise of money or threats of bad luck if we didn’t share the message, but have they really disappeared?

Is breakfast the most important meal of the day?

February 10th, 2014

The long-held theory that breakfast is the most important meal of the day may be just that – a theory. Jack Flanagan lays out some of the evidence that advocates skipping your morning meal.

Cryptozoology: the mad science of monster hunting

January 24th, 2014

There’s science and then there’s pseudoscience. But what about the grey area in between? Jack Flanagan looks at Cryptozoology, the science of legendary monsters.

How technology is transforming the wine trade

January 23rd, 2014

Drones? Giant cameras? The modern vineyard is changing fast and while connoisseurs might be concerned, wine production has never been more efficient, Jack Flanagan reports

The anti-capitalist origin of Monopoly

January 23rd, 2014

Monopoly is one of the most successful games in history. But originally it was meant to be something far different. Jack Flanagan looks back at the history of the game.

Who buys contemporary art?

January 21st, 2014

Contemporary art, in the minds of many, is confined to museums and exhibitions – but there are people who own this art. But who? Jack Flanagan sought out a buyer to find out more.

The weird world of megafish

January 16th, 2014

We take a look at some of the world’s largest fish. Are megafish gentle giants or man-eating beasts?

Three days at ‘wank camp’

January 14th, 2014

Jack Flanagan, concerned he might not be getting the most out of masturbation, spent a weekend in rural Scotland exploring his ‘inner fire’ with six other men.

Lulu taken offline in Brazil after user backlash

January 9th, 2014

Thanks but no thanks, say the otherwise social media-obsessed citizens of Brazil. Law and public opinion have rejected the Lulu app, prompting many to wonder if the company is now doomed.

How Japan won the internet

January 9th, 2014

Why does Japanese culture rule online: what is it about nyan cats and samurai that attracts people? Jack Flanagan gives a new and convincing theory.

I went on a journey to discover my spirit animal

January 2nd, 2014

It’s all the fashion to joke about having a spirit animal, but how difficult is it to actually find yours? Jack Flanagan went on a spiritual journey.

Top 10 Headphones for Xmas: Lucky Dip Edition

December 20th, 2013

Unsure of what headphones to get someone for Christmas? Just close your eyes and click “Buy Now”.

In search of perfect porn

December 19th, 2013

Tumblr, long the king of porn, has been overthrown. A new generation of porn sites has arrived, including Pinsex – the ‘Pinterest for porn’.

O is for One Direction

December 14th, 2013

One Direction rose to fame thanks to their insightful lyrics and complex personalities.

The man screwing up Lulu’s Brazil launch

December 13th, 2013

A Brazilian man was shocked to learn he was being evaluated on the man-rating app Lulu – without his consent. He speaks to Jack Flanagan.

OMG you guys, this homeless shelter only takes Bitcoin

December 12th, 2013

There’s a homeless shelter that only takes Bitcoin.

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